Joseph is now an American citizen! Introducing his Certificate of Citizenship!

Those of you familiar with international adoption know that it is a process. I am so thrilled so share that the very final step in the very paper-heavy international adoption process is complete! Joseph received his American Certificate of Citizenship today. We have so many dates to celebrate with our little guy — his adoption […]

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The 5 People You Meet at Thanksgiving (Or Christmas) (Or Any Holiday Family Gathering)

Gathering around the Thanksgiving table is a time of food, family, and intense judgement. As we recover from Thanksgiving and gear up for the holiday season now among us, here’s a guide to the 5 People You Meet at Holiday Gatherings. (Not that I know any of these fine folks or anything.)   The Anti-Socialite […]

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a sweet early christmas surprise

It’s not every day that you walk into your house to see your table fully set with adorable dinnerware. I guess today was my lucky day! Unbeknownst to me, a group of ladies from our church blessed me by surprising me with an eight-person setting with some charming Christmas dinnerware. They even collaborated with Jonny […]

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orphan sunday

Today, Orphan Sunday, I join many others in remembering + praying for so many children who are parentless. I’m so thankful. So thankful for all who dedicate time and service to forgotten ones via foster care, missions, acts of love, + so much more. So thankful for the children who will never again carry the label […]

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